Nainital is one of the best-visited hill stations in India. This place has amazing natural beauty. Nainital was also known as the late district of India. Nainital is the most popular honeymoon destination in India and also a well-known tourist place. It is a town and judicial capital of Uttarakhand. You can visit this place in summer or winter, but this place is ideal for winter.F

Nainital has derived from “Naina” and “Tal”. Naina means eyes and Tal means lake. This place is famous for temples, schools, research centers, etc. The ARIES(Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences) is situated around 9km from Nainital.

In this content, you can get information like the best places in Nainital, how to reach Nainital, things to do etc.

Best Things To Do:

In this location, you can find some best places to visit. Apart from that, you can do some interesting things to make your trip more exciting.

  1. Discover new places like temples, old buildings, and many more.
  2. Also, you can take a cable car ride to see the natural view of Nainital.
  3. Enjoy boating in amazing Naini Lake.
  4. You can see the beautiful sunrise from the Tiffin Top.
  5. You can shop in Tibetan Market and collect different things like local art, souvenirs, designed shawls, woolen mufflers, etc.
  6. You can try the ropeway to see the view of this hill station.
  7. Visit the oldest temple Naina Devi beside the lake.
  8. Make your trip adventures, then go rock climbing.

Best Places to Visit:

Nainital is full of forests and lakes. And gives an amazing natural view where you feel like heaven. Here you can find some famous places which make Nainital more beautiful.

Nainital Lake: This lake is very famous also known as Naini Lake. This lake is the most attractive part of this hill station. It is well known for boating, sunrise, picnics, walking beside the lake, etc.

National Zoo: If you are an animal lover then this place grabs your attention. Here you can find the Tibetan wolf, the Himalayan civet, bear, Royal Bengal Tiger, and other wildlife animals.

Naina Devi Temple: This is the oldest temple and is well known Shakti Peeths of Hindu Religion. Maa Sati is adored in this temple. In line with Hindu mythology, the temple is constructed instant where goddess Sati’s eyes fell down when the lord Vishnu cut her body into 51 extraordinary components.

Tiffin Top: This is one of the best places in Nainital. It is well known as a picnic spot. From this place, you can see amazing sunrise and a top view of this hill station. Most tourists like this place.

Raj Bhawan: This building was constructed by the British in 1924. It is also well known as Governor House. 

Rest of those there are some places you should visit like Eco Cave Gardens, Mall Road, Kilbury, Snow View, etc.

How to Reach Nainital:

This beautiful city is well connected with the other city and country also. You can reach it easily by train, road or air. So, let’s see some way that how to reach Nainital.

How to Reach Nainital By Air:

Pantnagar Airport is the nearest airport to reach Nainital, around 70km from the main city. By air, you can reach the town from Kolkata, Mumbai, Agra, Delhi, etc. This airport is a domestic airport. You can go to Delhi or Chandigarh to reach the town easily if you are traveling from any other city in India.

How to Reach Nainital By Road:

The city is well connected with other cities also. Nainital is mainly connected with Agra, Delhi, Kolkata, and Lucknow. From the Nainital bus stand, you can find buses, and cabs frequently. Most of the tourists prefer to travel by bus because they want to enjoy the natural beauty of this town.

How to Reach Nainital By Train:

The nearest rail station is Kathgodam at a distance of 23km from Nainital. You can find a regular basis train from Delhi to Kathgodam. Outside of the station, you can also get buses, taxis, etc. And you can reach the amazing city by train from Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad.

How to Reach Nainital from Delhi:

From Delhi to Nainital is not a big deal. There is no direct train from Delhi. You should take the train from Delhi to Kathgodam. You can get frequent trains from Delhi. Kathgodam from this station, the central city distance is 23km. So, you can take the bus, or cabs from the station. By train, you can reach Nainital within 6 hours. Also, you can go by road. From Delhi, you can get a lot of buses and cabs easily. New Delhi Kathgodam Shatabdi Express, Uttaranchal Sampark Kranti Express, and Ranikhet Express are those trains that are available to reach Nainital from Delhi.

Where to Stay:

To make your trip safe, secure, and comfortable, here are some places where you can stay and enjoy your trip.

1. Lakeside Inn

2. Emily Heritage Villa

3. Ayar Jungle Resort

4. Season’s Hotel by Xperience

5. Hotel Chevron Fairhaven

6. The Earl’s Court

7. The Naini Retreat 

Best Time to Visit:

You can visit this city at any time, as it has a timeless beauty. Although, the best time to visit Nainital is marching to June. At this time temperature is amazing to visiting this town


Nainital, God gifted natural beauty and amazing views. We are love to travel to this city again and again. You can visit this town easily from another city in India or another country. So, from this content, you can get instructions on how to reach Nainital, where to stay, the best places to visit, and things to do there.